Category: Soccer

Men’s soccer: Hoffmeister, Vasquez voted preseason All-WAC as team gears up for 2017 season

Photo by Julie Ostler When the UVU men’s soccer team won its first WAC regular season title in 2016, the program and the university achieved a goal it had since it started playing Division I soccer in 2014. With the regular season crown in hand and the conference tournament being played here on Clyde Field, everything was coming up green. That all came to a screeching halt when the Wolverines were upset 1-0 by UNLV, the eventual tournament champs, in the first round. Subsequently, UVU was overlooked and denied an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. Despite the Wolverines...

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What we know so far: UVU’s toughest opponents in 2017-18

Illustration by Tyler Carpenter Through the scheduling of the past couple of years, UVU is becoming no stranger to big-name competition. The wrestling team has joined the Big 12, the men’s soccer and volleyball teams are making a habit of meeting up with top-25 teams and the men’s basketball team has played Louisville and Gonzaga in the past two seasons. With that in mind, here is a run through the 2017-18 schedules that have been released so far with an eye to the toughest must-see matchups on the Wolverines’ slate. Men’s soccer: UVU vs Akron, Aug. 25 at 7...

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